SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Nov. 20 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Canarian Coalition and Popular Party groups in the Tenerife Cabildo will propose a total of 14 amendments to add or modify the Cabildo’s draft budget for next year.
In total, the 14 nationalist and popular proposals will amount to more than 2.5 million euros, specifically 2,564,000 euros, with the aim of supporting “strategic and important policies for the island” such as boosting the economy, enhancing the primary sector and protecting the environment, includes a joint effort between both island groups.
In the amendments, signed by the spokespersons Lope Afonso (PP) and José Miguel Ruano (CC), both nationalists and popular ones carry out a series of proposals with the aim of improving budgets that are designed to “remove the island”.
One of the PP and CC proposals for the new budget will be to allocate a total of 350,000 euros for the installation of a desalination module for treated water in the Oeste treatment plant, which supplies the municipalities of Santiago del Teide and Guía de Isora.
One of the main amendments of nationalists and popular people will be to allocate a total of 324,544 euros to the Gender Violence Unit for the opening of two new offices for comprehensive care and intervention, one in the Abona Region and the other in the La Orotava Valley. , as well as a new care service for women victims of gender violence in the rural world that will be mobile, which will allow it to serve many rural areas of the island.
Another of the nationalist and popular proposals will be allocated to subsidies to the municipalities of Tenerife for the preparation of a census of facilities and sites with asbestos in their respective municipalities, an action that will have an amount of 287,500 euros.
Likewise, it is proposed to allocate 344,663 euros to the agreement between the Cabildo of Tenerife and the Arico City Council for the development of the Special Territorial Plan for Waste Management.
Furthermore, in the amendments proposed by the Popular Party and the Canarian Coalition, a total of 106,882 euros appears for the adaptation and fine-tuning of CECOPIN and the management of emergencies in terms of Civil Protection.
Both the popular spokesperson and the nationalist spokesperson, Lope Afonso and José Miguel Ruano, highlighted that this is a budget that “will relaunch Tenerife without leaving anyone behind”, highlighting that “it maintains a municipal balance and that it is the result of the joint work of all the areas of government of the Cabildo”.
The budget project for 2024 increases by 9.9%, exceeding 1,000 million for the first time in the history of the institution, and reaching a consolidated budget of 1,138 million.